After first learning the benefits of retiring in the Caribbean, the next important step is to research which Caribbean location is best for you. Begin by making a list of the things most important to you, particularly in your retirement. These might include family and friends, finances, health and fitness, travel and specific activities like golf, scuba diving and yachting.
After you have made a list, browse our Countries section and get a feel for the benefits of the various Caribbean countries. For the ones that sound most promising, carefully read the descriptions and begin taking notes. Factors that you might want to consider include the size of the country, the language spoken, residency and visa requirements, cost of living, sports and activities, ease of travel and medical facilities. For more details, take a look at our article How to Choose a Country.
You should now have an idea about which Caribbean countries might be a good fit.
The next step is… Narrow Down Your Caribbean Locations